Thanks to Dachstein Salzkammerguts optimum location, the top destinations can easily be reached on short or day tours. There is also plenty to see in the nearby surroundings of the Dachstein Salzkammergut region. A trip to the city of Mozart, Salzburg city, will round off your winter holidays or summer holidays in Austria. In this way, you can experience the combination of Salzburg sights during the day and Salzburgs diverse range of cultural events, gastronomic highlights and nightlife after returning to the city.
Apart from the major attractions there is plenty more to see in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. A tour of the churches in the World Heritage will let you discover something new.
With its numerous lakes and mountains, the Salzkammergut offers many opportunities to take part in water sports, bathing, hiking, cycling, caving, golf and relaxing around lakes such as the Lake Traun or Lake Wolfgang.
Would you like to learn the history of the World Heritage region? Here we have compiled the finest exhibitions and museums around Lake Hallstatt for you.
Obertraun | The Giant Ice Caves: One of the greatest Ice caves in the world and one of the greatest sightseeing destinations in the Alps. Closed until 28. april 2012.
UNESCO World Heritage region | Explore the village of Hallstatt, the oldest saltmine ofthe world, the fantastic ice cave or the great mammut cave. Besides the historical information there are numerous stories that cannot be found in any book or internet portal.
Russbach is one of the few communities in Austria that has managed to fit in a leisure park right at the centre of the village, without losing its personality.
Art and culture in Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sound of Music, the Salzburg festival.